Report on the work completed Polished concrete - Warsaw, 200 m2

Polished concrete garage floor. Is this a practical solution? How to protect a polished concrete floor from absorbing various substances such as wine, juice and grease?

What we did on this construction site:

  • laying polystyrene insulation;
  • execution of reinforcement;
  • construction of a polished concrete floor.

Polished concrete garage flooring is a choice that is gaining popularity among garage owners.

It is not only an aesthetic, but also a practical solution that is characterized by high durability and resistance to various types of damage. But is this choice for everyone?

First of all, it is worth explaining what polishing a concrete floor is. This process can be compared to polishing natural stone. The concrete is ground and then polished to the desired level of smoothness and shine. A polished concrete garage floor has many advantages. First of all, it is extremely durable and aesthetically pleasing. Its color and structure depend on the aggregate used, so you can adjust it to your preferences.

One of the main advantages of polished concrete garage floors is their resistance to various types of damage. They are resistant to oils, greases and other chemicals that are often used in garages. This makes it easy to keep the floor clean. Just water and soap are enough to remove most stains.

Concrete floors are also extremely durable. Their abrasion resistance makes them an ideal solution for garages where heavy equipment, such as cars, is often used. Polished concrete floors can withstand pressure from a huge amount of kg without any damage.

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Moreover, polished industrial concrete floors are resistant to temperature, which is especially important in changing weather conditions. Even at very low temperatures, the floor will not crack or deform.

To sum up, a polished concrete floor for a garage is a practical solution for anyone who is looking for durability, resistance to damage and ease of cleaning. Aesthetics and the ability to customize the appearance to your own preferences are an additional advantage.

However, there are minor drawbacks to remember. Polishing concrete is a labor-intensive process, so the cost of such a floor may be higher than other alternatives. In addition, the floor may be slippery when wet. Don't forget to use a concrete pump when making a concrete floor in the garage.

Despite these few disadvantages, a polished concrete floor for the garage is a practical choice that deserves your attention. Its durability, resistance to damage and ease of cleaning make it perfect for any garage.

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How to protect a polished concrete floor from absorbing various substances such as wine, juice and grease?

Polished concrete is one of the most durable and stylistically attractive flooring choices available on the market.

By taking advantage of the natural beauty of concrete and enhancing it with polishing, you can create a surface with a unique appearance that adds a unique character to any space. However, like any floor, one made of polished concrete requires proper care, especially when it comes to protecting it against stains and the absorption of various substances, such as wine, juice or fat.

The first step in protecting your polished concrete floor is to properly seal it. No matter how solid and durable concrete appears, it is a porous material that can absorb liquids if not properly protected. Concrete floor sealant is a product that penetrates the porous structure of concrete and creates a barrier that protects the substrate against the penetration of all types of substances. Depending on the type of sealer, it can also add an additional shine or matte finish, which further improves the aesthetics of the floor.

There are various types of sealants available on the market for concrete floors and epoxy floors, including acrylic, epoxy, polyurethane and silicone. When choosing them, it is worth paying attention to resistance to various substances, shelf life, and whether the product is safe for the environment and the user's health. It is important to apply the sealant according to the manufacturer's instructions.

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Another aspect of floor protection is regular and proper cleaning. Dried stains may be difficult to remove, so it is important to act quickly in the event of liquid spilled on the floor. Agents based on neutral pH are the safest for concrete. It is not recommended to use acidic or alkaline detergents on polished concrete floors as they may damage the sealant and concrete. So that you don't have to repair the floor later.

Additionally, it is worth placing entrance mats on a polished concrete floor, which help remove and retain dirt and moisture from shoes before they hit the floor.

The use of sealants dedicated to concrete and regular and proper cleaning are the key to maintaining the beauty and durability of a polished concrete floor. It is also important to remember to avoid cleaning products containing ingredients that are aggressive to concrete, and if it is necessary to remove stubborn stains, consult an expert.

Polished concrete floor is a long-term investment, so it is worth taking proper care of it to enjoy its beauty and functionality for many years.

Polished concrete Warsaw

Work results:

  1. laying polystyrene insulation - 200 m2;
  2. execution of reinforcement - 200 m2;
  3. construction of a polished concrete floor - 200 m2.
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Pipe diameter 76 mm. Length 300 mm, height 350 mm. Wall thickness 3 mm. Leg dimensions 120x120x10 mm. Weight 10 kg.
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